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Un estudio de University of Florida revela que el extracto de cáscara de naranja puede mejorar la salud del corazón


May 28, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las cáscaras de naranja pueden ser la clave para una mejor salud cardiovascular, según muestra una nueva investigación dirigida por University of Florida. Según ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: @UFIFASCitrusREC, American Heart Association, Bacterias Intestinales, Cascara, Cascaras De Naranja, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De Citricos De UF/IFAS, Compuestos Bioactivos, Corazon, Disolventes Polares Y No Polares, Dr. Yu Wang, Enfermedades Cardiacas, Enfermedades Cardiovasculares, Espanol, Extractos, Feruloilputrescina, Fitoquimico, Investigacion, Naranja, Polaridad, Salud, Salud Del Corazon, Spanish, TMA, TMAO, Trimetilamina, Trimetilamina N-Oxido, UF/IFAS, Usda

UF study shows orange peel extract may improve heart health


May 28, 2024

Orange peels may hold a key to better cardiovascular health, new University of Florida-led research shows. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women and people of most racial and ethnic groups, according to the Centers for ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition
Tags: Cardiovascular Health, Citrus Research And Education Center, Extract, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Waste, Juice Processing, Orange Juice, Orange Peels, Yu Wang

New study shows seafood waste less profound than previously thought


April 9, 2024

A new study shows seafood food loss and waste in the United States is approximately 22.7%, a drastic decrease from previous estimates of between 43% and 47%. The study, conducted in part by researchers from the University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Alena Poulin, Aquaculture, Aquatic, Commercial Fishing, Farmed Fish, Fish, Food, Food Security, Frank Asche, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, James Anderson, Megan Winslow, Nature, Resource Economics, Seafood, Sustainability, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Waste
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Investigadores de Suecia y de University of Florida conectan al microbioma infantil con el desarrollo de autismo y TDAH


April 4, 2024

Creado por Megan Winslow, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Un estudio, el primero de su tipo, ha identificado bacterias en el contenido de los microbiomas de los niños que se considera podría contribuir al desarrollo de ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: ABIS, All Babies In Southeast Sweden, Angelica Ahrens, Antibioticos, Autismo, Bacterias, Bebes, Cell, Citrobacter, Coprococcus, Departamento De Microbiologia Y Ciencias Celulares De UF/IFAS, Desarrollo Neurologico, Discapacidad Intelectual, El Trastorno Por Deficit De Atencion E Hiperactividad, Eric Triplett, Espanol, Exposiciones Ambientales, Factores Ambientales, Función Cerebral, Infantes, Infecciones Del Oido, Lancet Neurology, Microbioma, Microbioma Infantil, Microbiomas, Microorganismos, Ninos, Poblacion Control, Riboflavina, Spanish, Suecia, Tabaquismo, TDAH, Trastornos Del Habla, Trastornos Del Neurodesarrollo, UF/IFAS, Universidad De Linköping, Universidad De Örebro, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Vitamina B2
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UF and Swedish researchers connect childhood microbiome with development of autism, ADHD


April 3, 2024

A first-of-its-kind study has identified bacteria in the contents of children’s microbiomes that are believed to contribute to the development of neurodevelopmental disorders – years before the children are diagnosed with the disorders. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS
Tags: ABIS, ADHD, All Babies In Southeast Sweden, Angelica Ahrens, Autism, Cell, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Early Child Development, Eric Triplett, Gut Microbiome, Intellectual Disability, Linköping University, Megan Winslow, Microbiology, Microbiome, Neurodevelopmental Disorder, Örebo University, Smoking, Speech Disorders, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences

Learn to grow sustainable food gardens anywhere South Florida at the free South Florida Community Garden Hub on April 13


March 26, 2024

Community gardens come in all shapes and sizes. They offer a bounty of benefits that bring the farm-to-table concept to life when established effectively to meet sustainable food demands. By growing food on a small scale, using venues ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agriculture Education, Agroecology, Balconies, Community Gardens, Community Grounds, Edible Plants, Environmental Horticulture, Farm To Table, Fruit, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxiao Qiu, Lorna Bravo, News, Plants, Rooftop Gardens, Small Urban Farms, South Florida Community Garden Hub, Sustainable Food Production, Sustainable Food Systems, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, University Of Florida, Urban Agriculture, Vegetables

Answers from UF/IFAS experts as pollen blankets your car and makes you sneeze


March 13, 2024

Achoo! It’s pollen season. You might sneeze, and you might have to wash your vehicle to remove the green, dust-like coating that comes from plants. We asked Lynn Barber, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ agent at UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes
Tags: Allergies, Alyssa Vinson, Lynn Barber, Oak Trees, Plants, Pollen, Sneezing, Tips, Trees, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County

Estudio de UF: La lactancia materna después de la vacuna de COVID-19 podría transmitir anticuerpos a los bebés


March 6, 2024

Creado por Meredith Bauer, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. Según un estudio de University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) y la Facultad de Medicina de UF, las madres lactantes que ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Amamantar, Anticuerpos, Bebes, Ciencia Celular, Covid-19, Espanol, Estudio, Infantes, Joseph Larkin, Lactante, Lauren Stafford, Leche Materna, Microbiologia, Pediatria, Refuerzo, Sistema Inmunologico, Spanish, UF/IFAS, Vacuna, Virus, Vivian Valcarce Luaces

Can urban agriculture sow sustainable food production, resilient communities? Scientists offer a potential roadmap


January 2, 2024

Urban agriculture is growing food on a small-scale, using venues such as small rooftops, balcony gardens, community grounds, small urban farms and even empty lots of land. While experts tout the benefits of urban agriculture as a ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, FLREC, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Jiangxiao Qiu, Nature Food, News, Research, Self-sustaining Communities, Sustainable Urban Agriculture, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, Urban Agriculture, Urban Food Production, Urban Gardening

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